Applicants demonstrating the ability to
benefit from immediate job placement services work with an EPRA Job
Developer on accessing job opportunities with employers. These
employers include companies that have maintained a long standing
relationship with EPRA and have demonstrated a commitment to
providing employment for recovering people.
Once the individual has a full-time job,
suggestions are offered on handling problems which may arise . . .
On how to keep the jobs they have acquired; they are counseled on
making the right moves toward advancement.
This service is designed to assist
applicants in developing the skills needed to fully take advantage
of the employment opportunities EPRA can provide. Over the course of
two weeks applicants are provided with help and guidance in updating
their resumes, understanding the steps in the job search process,
and most importantly, developing the confidence needed to
communicate about themselves in a positive and honest manner in job
Many EPRA members are struggling with
significant vocational obstacles that are preventing them from
entering the workforce. EPRA’s evaluation and assessment services
offers an opportunity for recovering people to honestly evaluate
their vocational potential and their vocational options. This
service is designed to help recovering people to develop a realistic
vocational plan and to gain access to services that can help them to
overcome obstacles and achieve their career goals.
Learning how to function in an
effective and sober manner in the work- place is a key ingredient in
achieving vocational success in recovery. This service offers EPRA
members the opportunity to participate in an eight week internship
at one of over thirty companies and organizations. These internships
provide EPRA members with a structured “real life” work
experience and are invaluable in helping to enhance self confidence
and the development of healthy work habits.
to begin your steps to career recovery.
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